Tag: america

Poor People Are Already Financially Literate. They Just Need More Money

Photo: iStock I don’t remember when exactly I first realized there was such a thing as class. I think I might have been 10 or 11, but I’m not certain. But even before I possessed the language to articulate class distinctions, I understood them. I knew where my family existed on that spectrum. I knew […]

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A Definitive Ranking Of The Best Regional Potato Chip Brands

Uproxx Chips are perhaps the most-hated-on-yet-delicious, affordable, and inventive foodstuff on the planet. This crispy, salty, deep-fried snack offers a rad accompaniment to a sudsy can of beer, a barbecue, a burger, or a hot dog. Hell, you can eat a full bag all on its own without really trying. We’ve all done that a […]

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An Army Soldier Is Being Called a Hero for Saving Children During the El Paso Shooting. He Just Wants to Forget What Happened

Screenshot: BBC An army private is being heralded as a hero for his role in saving kids caught in the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, this weekend. Still, his recollection of the shooting highlights the deep trauma gun and police violence have left on this country. In interviews with multiple […]

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Where Would You Like Us to Go Back To, Mr. President?

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) participates in a panel discussion during the Muslim Collective For Equitable Democracy Conference and Presidential Forum on July 23, 2019 in Washington, DC.Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) When I came to this country, America stood as a nation of hope to young children in forgotten and faraway lands. It once welcomed […]

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Poll Finds Americans Fearful Heated Rhetoric Will Fan Flames of Violence

Donald Trump takes the podium before speaking during a political rally on July 17, 2019, in Greenville, N.C., where supporters chanted “Send her back” in reference to frequent Trump critic Rep. Ilhan Omar.Photo: Zach Gibson (Getty) A majority of Americans fear all the racist and otherwise offensive rah rah being spewed in the name of […]

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Yeah, Donald Trump’s a Racist…and So Was Every Other American President

Look at all them racists on that mountain.Photo: iStock Remember that scene in literally every superhero origin story, when the superhero person did some super shit in public for the first time, and most people who witnessed it were like, “Whoa!!! That was some super shit! Who knew we had super people here?” (And then […]

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All The Best Festivals Worth Road Tripping To In July

Unsplash We’re now in the full swing of summer festival season. It’s safe to assume that every single person you’ve ever met is partying right now — dancing on the lawn to your favorite band, drinking designer cocktails, or gorging themselves on fancy quesadillas while you toil away at an office. Seriously. Everyone you know. […]

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Sales Roundup: Ram Beats Up On Chevy, Korean Brands Rake In Dough

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American Single Malt Whiskey Explained, Plus Our Favorite Bottles Right Now

Getty Image American whiskey is a varied drink. There are bourbons, ryes, blends, single barrels, and single malts to consider. Each expression offers its own levels of nuance — bringing forward certain flavors while pushing others to the background. These days, bourbon tends to take up a lot of the conversation about American whiskey. And, […]

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Watch: Rihanna Talks Immigration at the BET Awards

My America is single, without a president and currently trying to find itself, but there’s a man in the White House who is threatening the status of many that inhabit our “great” country. Tangerine Mussolini has made it his mission to attack the lives of immigrants in this country, presumably because he views them as […]

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I Got Banned From the U.S. When Airport Security Found My Coke Texts

Isabella Brazier-Jones and Olivia Cura. Photo via Brazier-Jones. VICE U.K. originally published this article. Isabella “Issy” Brazier-Jones and Olivia Cura had always wanted to travel the US together. When their acting careers hadn’t gone as well as planned after drama school, they booked the trip hoping to spend a few months enjoying what the country […]

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You Owe It To Yourself To Try Whiskey From These Small US Distilleries

Getty Image It’s a great time for whiskey lovers. New distilleries are popping up all over the country. Local, sustainable, and small-time operators are makings some excellent booze, from sea to shining sea. A great bottle of whiskey no longer has to come from a massive conglomerate half-a-country away. The best whiskey might be getting […]

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A Definitive Ranking Of The Best Regional Fast Food Chains

UPROXX As Jim Gaffigan once riffed, “no one admits to going to McDonald’s. They sell six-billion hamburgers a day. There are only 300-million people in this country.” The math doesn’t lie, people. We eat a lot of fast food. The quick in-and-out service, cheap sustenance, and pop cultural significance of our nation’s fast food chains […]

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The Best Cities In America For Solo Travel This Summer

Unsplash Summer is a great time to solo travel, especially around the U.S. You can hop on a cheap Spirit, Frontier, JetBlue, or Southwest budget flight and be somewhere completely new and exciting in a matter of hours. Though, choose between those airlines wisely. They don’t provide equal experiences. We digress. Let’s get back to […]

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U.S. Auto Sales Rebound From April’s Doldrums; Still Off 2.4 Percent This Year

<img data-attachment-id="1638278" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC_2055.jpg" data-orig-size="3872,2592" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D60","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1534862653","copyright":"","focal_length":"26","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Ram 1500 eTorque" data-image-description=" Image: © 2018 Matthew Guy ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC_2055-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC_2055-610×408.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1638278″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC_2055-610×408.jpg” alt=”2019 Ram 1500 eTorque” width=”610″ height=”408″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC_2055-610×408.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC_2055-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC_2055-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC_2055-768×514.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DSC_2055-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Running a car company is hard, in case you haven’t […]

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